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malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
eighteen pence: Conceit, show of importance. A consequential person is said to have eighteen pence around him. Originally the [expression] would apply to people who made arrogant assumption stand in the palce of wealth and position. [Thomas Darlington's The Folk-Speech of South Cheshire, 1887]

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